It’s your complete guide to a sweet, smart, sparkling 2022! In our Dec/Jan issue, the always inspiring Jayden Bartels dishes on everything from fearlessness to fashion. Plus: All the inspo you need to *sleigh* your style (sorry, had to), the sneaky secret to clear skin, real girls share how they are making a difference in their communities, 80+ fabulous gift ideas for everyone you heart (including your crush) and a v. solid argument against New Year’s resolutions (trust). Order now and we'll keep you shining throughout the season…and into an amazing new year.
Girls’ Life magazine
Big fall mood • WHAT’S TRENDING THIS OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER
Fall Reads Giveaway • Escape to spooky szn with a cozy collection of books. Enter to win these spellbinding selections every day on girlslife.com.
Fall Fun and Freebies • Not to brag, but this November = peak autumn aesthetic.
Khloe Rose’s life seems almost fictional* • After her first single “Fictional” went viral on TikTok, the singer-songwriter is finding her truth on her debut EP, The In Between.
YOUR DREAMIEST AUTUMN READING AESTHETIC, RIGHT THIS WAY… • You pick the nook, we’ll bring the book.
The scaredy-cat’s guide to scary movies • When you want all of the fun (and only some of the fright).
The (Mono) Chromatica Ball • The easiest way to look completely put together this fall? Dressing in one standout color. Whatever your fave (here we went with silver, mustard and red), when you vary the texture, pattern and cut, you create a beautiful harmony of hue. Trust: If it’s good enough for runways, it’s good enough for first period.
Wear it for the plot • Bookworms rejoice! It’s studious girl autumn… and we’ve got perfect attendance in all plaid, argyle, houndstooth and glasses-framed glory. Keep things from being too serious by adding touches of sheer, neon and florals, and you’ll be sweeter than fiction.
THE PERFECT VELCRO roller volume • LOOK OUT MATILDA DJERF, WE’RE COMING FOR YOUR LOOK.
WAVE WONDERS • Right this way for long-lasting locks with volume worthy of a ’90s supermodel.
CHOOSE YOUR CURL • Different rollers give your hair different looks: These are your best bets for max bounce.
YOUR LIPS ARE GONNA love this… • Finding a lippie that works for you shouldn’t be a challenge but, tbh, it usually is. Any girl who’s walked the aisles of Sephora can attest: The options are…overwhelming. So to take out all the guesswork, we’ve rounded up the best new glossy bullets, nourishing oils and nondrying mattes. Your pout game = powered up.
YOUR SKINCARE TOOLKIT, elevated
Find your fringe
How Gross IS YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE? • We’re all guilty of at least one or two of these…but we can fix that.
LET’S OVERCOME THESE FIRST RELATIONSHIP JUMP SCARES, SHALL WE? • You found your dream bae, but could your own nerves be getting in the way? Take back your love story with zero fear.
WHY GHOSTING IS THE ABSOLUTE WORST (and how to deal) • Because nothing is scarier than a would-be bae forgetting you exist.
CAN YOU SPOT A GHOST? • They may be invisible, but look closely: If your latest crush checks two or more of these boxes, you’re in the disappearing danger zone…
HOW HARD ARE YOU CRUSHING? • Does your romance status have you kinda stressed…or totally obsessed? Even if you can’t admit it to yourself, this quiz will reveal all.
She’s everything and you’re just…you • The worst thing ever has happened: For whatever reason, you’re officially jealous of your BFF. Tame the envy before it’s too late.
YES, YOU *CAN* SET BETTER BOUNDARIES • Move on from even the trickiest sitches with zero drama (even if you’re a...